TABLE 2

Progeny viability following germline γ-irradiation

Genotypeγ-IrradiationTotal no. eggs laid% inviable embryos% adult survivors (95% C.I.)Average no. of eggs/brood
Wild type9790.199.9 (±0.2)196
Wild type+128915.085.0 (±1.9)161
msh-5(me23) 132697.92.1 (±0.8)166
msh-5(me23) +170199.20.8 (±0.4)155

C.I., confidence interval.